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The word justice, as still used in law, is more similar to Platos conception than it is as used in political speculation. Under the influence of democratic theory, we have come to associate justice with equality, while for Plato it has no such implication. Justice, in the sense in which it is almost synonymous with law - as when we speak of courts of justice - is concerned mainly with property rights, which have nothing to do with equality.p. 114.
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